ատակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ատակ (atak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ատակ (atak)

  1. (dialectal) bottom, foundation
  2. (dialectal) hell, underworld
    ատակը քընացatakə kʿənacʿ ― he went to hell
    ըտակեն տակը քյինիսətaken takə kʿyinis ― may you go to the bottom of the Underworld
  3. (dialectal) abyss

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References[edit]

  • ատակ in Artem Sargsyan et al. (eds.) (2001–2012), in 7 vols, Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 490

Middle Armenian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ատակ (atak), genitive singular ատակի (ataki) or ատկի (atki)

  1. Alternative form of յատակ (yatak)

Usage notes[edit]

The following forms are also attested: accusative singular զատակ (zatak), accusative with a preposition յատակ (yatak).

References[edit]

  • ատակ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • յատակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University